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Contents Prologue Chapter One: The Gentle Art of Scalping Chapter Two: Wolfe's Triumph and Pontiac's Rebellion Chapter Three: "Disperse, Ye Rebels!" Chapter Four: Forged in Battle: From 1776 to Valley Forge Chapter Five: The World Turned Upside Down Chapter Six: The Founders' Foreign Entanglements Chapter Seven: Madison's Wars Chapter Eight: The Guns of Old Hickory Chapter Nine: The Emerging Colossus Chapter Ten: Military Holiday in Mexico Chapter Eleven: Wrecking the Furniture Chapter Twelve: "War Is Cruelty, You Cannot Refine It" Chapter Thirteen: "War Means Fighting and Fighting Means Killing" Chapter Fourteen: "For Every Southern Boy . . . It's Still Not Yet Two O'clock on That July Afternoon in 1863. . . ." Chapter Fifteen:"The Satisfaction That Proceeds from the Consciousness of Duty Faithfully Performed. . . ." Chapter Sixteen: "But Westward, Look! The Land Is Bright" Chapter Seventeen: "Half Devil and Half Child" Chapter Eighteen: "Come on, You Sons of Bitches! Do You Want to Live Forever?" Chapter Nineteen: A World Made Safe for War Chapter Twenty: Infamy Chapter Twenty-One: "The Great Crusade" Chapter Twenty-Two: "Another Marine Reporting for Duty, Sir. I've Spent My Time in Hell." Chapter Twenty-Three: "Retreat, Hell-We're Just Attacking in Another Direction." Chapter Twenty-Four: The Long Twilight Struggle Chapter Twenty-Five: America Resurgent Epilogue: "Go Tell the Spartans . . ." Notes Bibiliography Acknowledgements About the Author
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United States -- History, Military.